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PowerColor Readies Overclocker-Friendly Radeon HD 5770 PCS++ Graphics Card

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That's pretty pricey for what will probably be about the same amount of headroom from the reference designs.
 

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Looks good,but i'm happy with my Vapor-X...
 
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#4
Looks nice, but $200! Thats almost the MSRP of the 5830! (of course as well all know though, nobody sells the 5830 for its MSRP)
 

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Updated price, PowC said it's just $170.
 
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Less than 5% OC. Wow. Well blow me over. Am I supposed to get excited about that?

Far better for them to design a cool and quieter edition, possibly mildly underclocked, for people that spend most of their time NOT gaming, and would be ready to lose 1-2 fps for a silent low power low heat eyefinity card... that significantly outperforms the 56xx and 5750.
 

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AMD does not allow partners to exceed a certain type of clockspeed, therefore 25MHz increase is not stunning but by making a better PCB and cooling you can overclock it yourself.
 

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Not bad and the price is roughly $15 USD higher than current 5770 cards.
 
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Looks like an Arctic Cooling heatsink on that.
 

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PCS++

Will it have voltage control?

if so i'm in :D
 
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PCS++

Will it have voltage control?

if so i'm in :D
Pretty sure the VT1165 supports software voltage control, yes.

Noise be damned, I still like the 5770 with the bigass leaf blower. Makes you feel like a man when it revs up to speed and blows your ears out.
 
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Looks like an Arctic Cooling heatsink on that.
Says so in the post. It's the one they've been putting on the low power cards for a while now.
 

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OMZJ!

:O

Did I see lemonadesoda?!

This is definitely the sort of card I'd purchase, will we be seeing a TPU review at all Bta?
 

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This is definitely the sort of card I'd purchase, will we be seeing a TPU review at all Bta?
I thought by now you'd be familiar with W1zzard's stone slab (look at the pictures).
 

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I thought by now you'd be familiar with W1zzard's stone slab (look at the pictures).
I pay more attention to what he is reviewing than his decor tbh. Still, I look forward the review.
 
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God damn it, why won't they use the L2 Pro (4pin, PWM controllable fan) instead of a normal L2 (2pin, non-controllable)? They could at least put a proper HSF on a card that's mean't to be overclocked.
 

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